Check Out This Chart Of The Price Of Oil Vs. The InTrade Odds Of An Airstrike On Iran

This is a clever chart from Morgan Stanley’s┬áHussein Allidina, CFA comparing the price of Brent Crude since December against the odds on InTrade (this contract) of an airstrike on Iran by the end of 2012.

It’s just 4 months, and it’s not perfect, but it’s clever, and we’ll be watching the two lines to see if they keep moving together.

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Photo: Morgan Stanley

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